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Hariri Allahu Akbar
Collection : leaders, martyrs, father figures
Former prime minister and business magnate Rafic Hariri is still one of the most prominent political poster motives in Lebanon. His status as a martyr due to his assasination in 2005 and as an icon of the anti-Syrian movement are only two of the many reasons. His posters are characterized by specific aesthetics that often involve "real" photographed elements such as flames in this case. In contrast to other often featured leaders and politicians, he is mostly shown with a smile. Using the takbir - allahu akbar (God is great) - as a slogan seemed not very common and thus worth documenting.